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Post-Spokeo Jurisdictional Divide Continues as Northern District of California Rejects TransUnion’s Lack of Standing Argument

Last year, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a decision in Spokeo Inc. v. Robins, holding that a plaintiff bears the burden of establishing Article III standing by alleging an injury in fact that is concrete, particularized, and actual or imminent.1 The Court stated that “Article III standing requires a concrete injury even in the context … Continue Reading

Consumer and Financial Institution Class Actions Survive Motions to Dismiss in Target Data Breach Litigation

Cases brought by consumer plaintiffs following data breaches often have been dismissed because courts concluded that the plaintiffs failed to adequately allege sufficient harm to satisfy either Article III standing requirements or the required elements of an underlying cause of action, such as negligence or a violation of state consumer protection law. But on December … Continue Reading